NTD Conference 2018

Abstract Submission Guidelines and Presentation Agreement

Submission Guidelines

  • All abstracts should be submitted online at
  • The abstract submission deadline is 31st October, 2017.
  • The Abstract should be between 200-300 words. This limit does not include the abstract title.
  • The Abstract should summarize the work done in such a way that it can be understood by any interested reader and not only experts in that study/field/subject. It should include the following sections:

o  Introduction/Background – the context and problem investigated/purpose of the study

o  Methods – how the study was performed and statistical tests used

o  Results – the main findings

o  Conclusions – brief summary and potential implications

  • As a general guide, the TITLE should be concise and informative, should include initials and name(s) of the authors, full postal address(es) of the institutional affiliations. An example is illustrated below:

Title: Assessment of Knowledge, Attitudes and Practice on Bilharzia control by communities of Nyalenda Informal settlement, Kisumu City-Kenya

Gladys Odhiambo1, Selpha Miller1, Rosemary Musuva1, Vincent Atuncha1, Elizabeth T. Mutete1, Maurice R. Odiere1, Rosebella O. Onyango2 and Pauline N. Mwinzi 1

1Center for Global Health Research, Kenya Medical Research Institute, P. O. Box 1578-

40100, Kisumu, Kenya; School of Public Health and Community Development, Maseno

University; P. O. Box Private Bag, Maseno-Kenya.

  • Abstract acceptance notices will be issued in November.


Poster dimensions:

You will be provided a space approximately 4 feet high x 4 feet wide (121 cm x 121 cm) for your poster.

Oral Presentations:

All oral presentations are expected to last 10 minutes, followed by a brief 5 minute session of questions/feedback from the audience. Specific program details including date of your presentation and focus theme area will be circulated in due course.


Contact Alice Ngoni at or Dr. Maurice Odiere at, Scientific/Abstracts Committee, 11th annual NTD Conference, 2017.